The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.29% 3.71% 4.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 8.59% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 39
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
336 326 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.07% 43.24% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 281 277 311
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
4 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Web Services
7 12 (57.14%) SQL
7 12 (57.14%) WPF
8 10 (47.62%) Scrum
9 9 (42.86%) TDD
9 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 9 (42.86%) Windows
9 9 (42.86%) RESTful
9 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (38.10%) HTML
10 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
11 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 6 (28.57%) XML
12 6 (28.57%) CSS
13 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (23.81%) MVVM
13 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
13 5 (23.81%) OO
14 4 (19.05%) HTML5
14 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (14.29%) Mandarin Language

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
2 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) NUnit
1 3 (14.29%) MSTest
1 3 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (14.29%) Moq
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
5 6 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Web Engineer
5 6 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (28.57%) WPF Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Junior
8 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) WPF
5 9 (42.86%) RESTful
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (19.05%) HTML5
10 3 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (14.29%) Ninject
10 3 (14.29%) Spring.NET
10 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) WinForms
10 3 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) MVVM
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Kanban
8 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 1 (4.76%) SOA
10 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
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